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    Dell XPS desktop design and processor choices updated

    And it launched the XPS 15 in frost aluminium with arctic white woven glass palm rest.
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    Re: Dell XPS desktop design and processor choices updated

    Still Intel's "Best friend money can buy" then.

    There are a couple of 4000 series gaming laptops on Dell's site, and the Alienware 3700X based machines if you can handle the styling, but all seems a token effort still.

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    Re: Dell XPS desktop design and processor choices updated

    no AMD options? Not v interesting then.

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    Re: Dell XPS desktop design and processor choices updated

    Quote Originally Posted by DanceswithUnix View Post
    Still Intel's "Best friend money can buy" then.
    lolz

    I wonder how much Dell would charge to replace that lovely propriety PSU.

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    Re: Dell XPS desktop design and processor choices updated

    Quote Originally Posted by LeetyMcLeet View Post
    I wonder how much Dell would charge to replace that lovely propriety PSU.
    I was just eying that one up - why would you use a smaller PSU in a mid-tower? I guess you could pop in a server one with a hacksaw. Going to be loud under full load I assume.

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    Re: Dell XPS desktop design and processor choices updated

    I'd reach for TFX if you needed to hacksaw one in.

    In general lenovo prebuilts are far better than dells if you're looking to upgrade/service with standard parts, you can get luxuries like removable IO shields and standard form factor PSUs

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    Re: Dell XPS desktop design and processor choices updated

    Traditionally the power connector on the motherboard isn't ATX compliant either, so you'd need more than a hacksaw.

    edit: taking a peep at the service manual reveals a single 6-pin and 2 4-pin connectors, so it's not ATX, and not Intel's new ATX12VO standard either. The 4-pin connectors aren't keyed to fit a normal EPS 12v.
    Last edited by edmundhonda; 10-07-2020 at 06:05 PM.

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    Re: Dell XPS desktop design and processor choices updated

    There's a thriving cottage industry in adapters for proprietary prebuilt power ports on ebay - so long as it still uses 5v for standby and draws power from 12v then it's a simple conversion

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